Are you looking for a meaningful way to integrate writing in your social studies classroom? Try historical journals! A great way to integrate narrative writing and history!
The Keylor Family: How to Make Silhouette Art
Pioneer crafts: berry ink, basket weaving, candles, etc.
Pretzal Log Cabin - Could be used for pioneers or President's Day.
For the Love of Fourth Grade: Gold Rush Art
Learning Is Messy – Covered wagon craft. Page also has desktop wagon project
Freedom quilts - fun to make, and also a teaching tool. Can also use in a classroom with either fabric scraps and glue, tissue paper, or laminate a pattern block and used laminated colored construction paper for the "pieces". :o)
No more using the overhead!!! Silhouette making in 4 steps from a FREE website! Maybe for a "guess who" for open house? Or a parent gift?
Make homemade butter. Teach your kids about the pioneers and totally sneak in a Science lesson, too.
great start of the year project